Well-known in both America and the United Kingdom, Whole Foods Market offers a wide range of organic, fresh, and healthy products. Followed by Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods in 2017, you can now buy their products on Amazon website (get that AmazonFresh membership A.S.A.P!)
Don’t let yourself go hungry while browsing the store and ticking off your grocery list, Fresno’s Whole Foods are quite famous for their fresh salad and pizza bars, in-house bakery, and TTLA (tempeh bacon, tomato, lettuce, and avocado) sandwiches.
Being healthy does not stop at eating clean, it also means that you need to pay attention to the household products that are being used. Products like cleaners and sprays are riddled with chemicals, and this is where Essentially Homemade comes in. Their products are homemade, plant-based, organic, and best of all, natural. The main ingredients used in Essentially Homemade’s repellents and cleaners is essential oils, which promise to kill bacteria while leaving no bad effects on the human body and pets, as well as the environment.
Started selling in 2008, this health store is famous for their lavender essential oil; it’s proven to keep mosquito at bay and heal burns.
Tower Health calls itself “The best little vitamin shop in Fresno.” People love Tower Health for its product diversity, which includes supplements, teas, healthy snacks, essential oils, soaps, shampoos, spices, and so much more.
This tiny shop is cramped with product shelves so you might be a little bit confused being here for the first time. However, don’t hesitate to ask for help, as Tower Health’s owners and staff are very helpful, knowledgeable, and willing to go the extra mile if what you’re looking for is not in stock.
Another top health food store in Fresno is Sprouts Farmers Market, where healthy and farm-fresh products are on offer, and with some at a lower price in comparison to Whole Foods. As its name indicates, Fresno’s Sprouts is known for their excellent produce section. All vegetables and fruits are fresh, with a lot of them being organic and locally sourced. Sprouts also has a delivery option for those who find it more convenient having your groceries delivered and if you wish, delivery time can be as short as 2 hours.
We have heard good things about Sprouts granolas, which are sold at the Bulk Foods section!
Open in August 2017, Elev8 Sports Nutrition quickly gained their reputation as one of the top health food stores in Fresno. They are the dream store for all Fresnoian fitness geeks. They sell the latest supplements as well as own brand fitness apparel and gear. You can find in Elev8 affordable and diverse range of protein powders, vitamins, minerals, protein bars, and drinks that help sustain your gym habits.
If you’re not sure about which supplements to get, don’t hesitate to ask the people who work there. They are super friendly and knowledgeable, and more than willing to help you find the best products that suit your needs and won’t break your wallet.
Kristina’s Natural Ranch Market prides themselves on being a local shop that offers organic, raw, and non-GMO groceries and having a large selection of gluten-free options. Being in business for more than 40 years, Kristina’s emphasizes shopping locally, sourcing their products straight from local farms in Fresno.
Shoppers are quite impressed at the range of raw dairy products available at Kristina’s: raw cheese, raw milk, and raw cream. According to popular research, raw dairy has more nutrition than the otherwise processed and pasteurized products. Furthermore, meats like beef and chicken are all from animals that are raised cage-free and grass-fed.
Fresnoian seems to be into fitness as one more supplement store pops up on the list. Nutrishop Fresno has 4 locations, making it the most popular health shop in the area. They claim to be “guaranteed lowest prices.” Professional, knowledgeable, and helpful are what frequent shoppers like to talk about because Nutrishop Fresno cares about your overall health, not just fitness level.
And the added perks? You can come into Nutrishop and ask for free meal planning! They also let you sample the protein, which we think it’s actually helpful for those who are trying to find out what works best for their body!
We hope you find the list as helpful as we do. Why eat McDonalds’s and frozen pizzas in Fresno if you now know all of the top health food stores here?